Introduction, 1. War, Pollution, Disease, 2. Other Dangers, 3. Judging the Risks, 4. Why Prolong Human History? 5. The Domesday Argument, 6. Testing the Argument, 7. Prisoner's Dilemma and Nuclear Revenge, Bibliography, Index of Names, Index of Concepts.
"For a book dealing with human extinction and probability theory, "The End of the World is remarkably high-spirited and engaging.."-Georffrey Gorham Cornell College "Philosophy in Review/Comptes rendus philosophiques "John Leslie has written a marvellously provocative book."-Martin Rees, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge ..."a fun read."-"New York Times Book Review